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SACKETT, Harvey born in New York in 1820; came to Appleton in 1854; he died in 1891; was married to Sophia R. Post. She was born in 1824. Their children: George Emory was born in 1848; Leslie Sackett born 1851; Mary L. born 1856; Ida L. born 1860; present residence, 444 College Avenue. Taken from the Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SAECKER, Minnie, Mrs. was born in Outagamie County in 1855 and was married to F.E. Saecker December 18, 1877. Their daughter, Edna E. was born in Appleton in 1881. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SANBORN, John
was born in 1837; came to Appleton in 1855 adn was married to Nancy Rinehart who was born in 1848. Children, Millie born in 1876; and George born in 1882. Mr. Sanborn now lives in Hortonville. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SANDBORN, L.L.
born in 1842 Franklin, New York; came to Outagamie County in 1860; Celestia G. Sandborn born 1837; came to Outagamie County in 1863. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SANDBORN, Manley born in Freedom, Outagamie County on July 25, 1869; married June 11, 1896 to Miss Flora Thompson, born June 18, 1874; daughter Ruth Ellen, born October 17, 1897. Physician and surgeon, residence: 777 Durkee Street. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SAXTON, Emma Brown
was born in the month of July 1852. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SAXTON, Jane E., came to Outagamie County in 1847. Taken from The Outgamie County Pioneer Record.

SCHIEBLER, C., Mrs. (Obituary) , died this Morning: Mrs. Charles Schiebler died this morning of childbirth. The funeral will be held Thursday evening at 9 o'clock from St. Joseph's church, with interment at Riverside Cemetery. Mrs. Schiebler was only 27 years old. She is survived by her husband and four small children, also by her father, August Schwanke, Sr., two brothers, August, Jr., and Frank, and one sister, Miss Martha Schwanke. She was born in Germany, but came to this country at an early age and lived in this city for many years past." Appleton Evening Crescent, Appleton, WI, June 12, 1906

SCHLOSSER, John was born in Germany, March 12, 1848; came to Appleton in 1868. Dealer in wood and coal. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SCHINTZ, Louis (Civil War)
was born in Zurich, Switzerland, May 8, 1839; came to Appleton, Outagamie County., January 1, 1861; married to Catherine Ostertag June 8, 1863. She was born in Westenhausen, Wurtenberg, Germany, June 21, 1842. Children: George S., born July 4, 1864, died Feb. 24; Henry V., Alma, Edgar W., Hugo J., Louis F., all born at Appleton. Enlisted as a volunteer April 21, 1861 and was mustered in June 11, 1861 in Co. E., Second Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry; was discharged Feb. 10, 1863, having received a commission as second lieutenant. Present occupation is as abstractor of titles; residence, No. 689 Lawrence Street, Appleton. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SCHLAFER, O.P
. came to Wisconsin in 1872; came to Appleton in 1876; born in 1858. Charlena J. Schlafer born 1857; Wilmer D. born 1883, Margaret born 1886; Barbara born 1891. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SCHULZE, Martin Augustus is a son of Daniel Schulze of Greenville. Mr. and Mrs. Schulze now live on a farm in section 1 in the town of Greenville, Outagamie County. Their children are as follows: Emma L. Schulze born February 12, 1862; William M. born August 8, 1863; Clara A. born July 20, 1866; Edward P. Born July 28, 1868; Albert F. born October 12, 1873, Julia P. born December 14, 1880. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SCOTT, G.C. was born in 1837 and came to Outagamie County in 1868. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SCOTT, Ira was born in the year 1837. In 1854 he came to this state and made his home in the county of Outagamie. Mrs. Ira Scott was born in the year 1837 and in the year 1861 came to Outagamie County. Children were born to them as follows: Effie E. born in 1863; Burt A. born in 1867 and Delia L. born in 1837. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SHEPERD, Sewell was born in 1828 Farnham, Canada; came to Osborn 1859; Lona A. born 1860, Osborn, Outagamie County; Jenny M. born 1840, Dublin, Ireland; came to Outagamie County 1859; Charley F. born in Osborn 1864; Reuben F. born in Osborn 1870; Evangeline E. born in Osborn 1876. The above are children of S. Shepherd an early pioneer of Osborn. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SHERRY, Jacob was born in Canada in 1853; came to Outagamie County in 1872. Mrs. Mary Eliza Spencer Sherry born in Outagamie County in Bovina in 1859. Mrs. Sherry is a daughter of Blanchard Spencer an early pioneer of this county. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SMITH, Augustus Ledyard, was born in Middletown, CT on April 5, 1833; married October 30, 1860 to Edna Jewett Taylor, who was born in Providence, R.I. April 14, 1833. Children, Augustus, born May 20, 1862; Franklin Taylor born July 14, 1864. Residence on Alton Street. Lawyer. Came here in 1856. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SPAULDING, George
was born in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, February 1816; came to Outagamie County in 1858; married to Miss Frances Snow, who was born in Massachusetts in 1820. Their children: Frances Spaulding Shaylor born in 1844; Cornelia Spaulding Dane, born in 1846; residence, corner of Lawrence and Durkee Streets, Appleton.

SPEARS, John (Civil War) who carries on general farming operations in Ellington township and makes a specialty of breeding high grade Guernsey cattle is a native of Outagamie county, a son of John Spears, who was born in England. John Spears, the father, came to America when 25 years of age and during the ten years that followed, he lived at various places in the United States. He came to Outagamie County in 1858, buying land in Ellington township, on which he resided for many years, but eventually sold and moved on the farm now owned by his son, and here his death occurred in 1905. He was married in 1868 to Elmira Elliott, born in 1842 In Wisconsin, of English parentage, her father having been a participant in the War of 1812 and she died on the farm in 1895. Mr. Spears enlisted for service in the Federal Army during the War of the Rebellion and at its close received an honorable discharge. He and his wife had three boys and two girls, all living except one, who died in infancy. John Spears was born in 1869 on his father's farm and he received his education in the district schools of the neighborhood, his youth being spent much the same as that of other farmer boys of that time. He continued to work on his father's farm until he was 21 years of age, at which time he started out to make his own way in the world and took charge of his father's property, which he purchased in 1896. He does general farming and dairying, making a specialty of Guernsey cattle and he is a prominent member of the Guernsey Cattle Breeder's Assocaition. He is progressive in his political views and has served upwards of 15 years as road commissioner. His religious connection is with the Congretional Church of Ellington, in which he is a deacon and superintendent of the Sunday School. Mr. Spears has never married. Source: "History of Outagamie County."

SPENCER, A.M. was born in Outagamie County in the year 1857. Attorney at Law, lcoated at Appleton. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

And, taken from History of Outagamie County, SPENCER, ALBERT M., a prominent member of the Outagamie legal profession, who is actively engaged in practice in the city of Appleton, was born July 26, 1856, in Bovina township, Outagamie County, Wisconsin and is a son of Blanchard and Emily (Curtis) Spencer. Blanchard Spencer came from New York to Wisconsin in 1850, where he engaged in lumbering and the rest of his life was spent in this locality. After attending the public schools, Albert M. Spencer went to the Ryan High School and then read law under Judge Harriman and Sloan and Bottenscher, being admitted to the bar in 1883. During the next year he was elected to the office of district attorney and was re-elected in 1886, but retired from that office in 1887 and went to Superior, Wisconsin, where he remained eight years. In April 1896, he returned to Appleton and he has been here to this time, having served in the office of city attorney for three terms. He has a large and lucrative practice and is well and favorably known both in his profession and as a public-spirited citizen and official. In November of 1887, Mr. Spencer was united in marriage with Helene Sherwood of Green Lake County, Wisconsin and she died in 1896, having been the mother of two children; Harold, a midshipman of Annapolis, Maryland, connected with the United States Diplomatic Service in Africa and Lorraine, who is attending the University and residing at home. Mr. Spencer is a Republican in his polictical views.

SPENCER, Elihu, the subject of this sketch was born in the year 1816. In the year 1853 he came to this state and settled in the county of Outagamie. Mr. Spencer is now in his 83rd year and still enjoys very good health for a person who has attained his years. He at present resides with his daughter, Mrs. A.F. Bounds, on a part of his old farm near Appleton Junction. For a period of 23 years he filled the office of secretary of the Outagamie County Pioneer Association. For 15 years he was county surveyor for Outagamie County. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record, which was compiled by Mr. Elihu Spencer, himself.) - See Township Histories and This N' That for Poem written by Mr. Spencer.

SPENCER, Frank was born in 1851 and came to this county in 1854. Olive Rexford Spencer was born in 1863. Children, Mary Black born May 27, 1890; Frank Eben born May 13, 1893; Rexford born on April 26, 18954. Resides on the n.e. 1/4 of Section 29, T. 21, town of Grand Chute. Is engaged in farming. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SPIERINGS, Henry (Obituary) died at 2 o'clock this morning at his home in Little Chute, aged 57 years. Pheumonia was the cause of death. He is survived by his wife and a large family of children. The funeral will be held Monday morning at 9 o'clock, from St. John's church, Little Chute. Henry Spierings was born in Holland. He came to this country in 18?? settling at DePere, where he remained for ten years, after which he went to Little Chute where he lived ever since."Appleton Evening Crescent, Appleton, WI, March 30, 1906

STANSBURY, Mary A. Phinney, was born in Vernon Center, New York on October 5, 1842, came to Appleton in November 1853. Children of Dr. and Mrs. Stansbury: Clara Millemon born January 27, 1877; Karl Emory, born July 28, 1879; George Jay born March 2, 1881. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

STEFFEN, John Jacob
was born in Germany, November 1, 1820; came to Outagamie County May 10, 1850 and settled on Section 35, T. 22, R. 15; married December 16, 1852 to Ann Mary Schomer, born 1832. Their children: Barbara Katharen born January 12, 1856; Isabella Martha Knapstein, born June 14, 1857; Charles A. born July 6, 1858; Laura Steffen Harbeck, born July 22, 1863; Mary Elizabeth Steffen Soule, born August 26, 1866; Anna Helen, born April 1, 1868; Mary born December 28, 1869; Barnhart, born February 18, 1874. Residence: 439 Pacific Street, Appleton. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

STEFFEN, Mary Ann
was born in 1838 and came to this county in 1867. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

STEPHENSON, Gertie was born in the year 1870. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

STEVENS, Charles A. (Civil War) was born in Jefferson County, NY, 1823; came to Appleton in 1853. Served in the war of the Revolution two years as lieutenant. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

STIMSON, J.E.H.,
was born in St. George, Canada and was married in 1880 to Rebecca Cuff, who was born December 14, 1857. Children, G.R. born September 24, 1881; James A. bron May 7, 1883; J. N., born January 8, 1885; Bessie M. born December 18, 1886; Irene R. born November 15, 1888; Helen V. born December 24, 1890; Paul R. born January 23, 1893; F.G. born June 27, 1895; Donald, born October 27, 1897. Photographer. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

STOPPENBACH, W.E.
was born February 20, 1865; came to Appleton June, 1872; married July, 1890 to Laura Warner Ryan. Children: Margaret H. October 23, 1891; Theodore L., May 15, 1897. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

STOWE, Dennis
was born in Ohio in 1844 and came to Outagamie County in 1857. Mina Benedict Stowe was born in Algoma in 1859. Children: Gaylord B. born March 27, 1887; Carleton and Carrold, twins born October 23, 1896. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.|

STROEBE, Edward was born March 20, 1863, Brown Deer, Milwaukee County; came to Outagamie Count in the spring of 1868; he is a son of Joseph Stroebe, an early pioneer who now resides on Stroebe's Island; married 1889 to Miss Anna Milheiser; she was born August 16, 1873 in Appleton. Children: Ruth M. born November 12, 1891; Myrtle A. born December 23, 1893; Hazel K. born May 6, 1896. He resides at 363 Story Street, occupation, policeman. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.

SUMMERS, James, (Obituary) a well known resident of this place, died suddenly Wednesday at Tacoma, Washington. Mr. Summers was forty years old and unmarried and had been a very industrious and upright citizen. He leaves his aged parents here, several brothers and sisters, one of whom is Mrs. Leo Husting, formerly of Kaukauna now of Sheboygan, to mourn his sudden death among strangers.Kaukauna Times, Kaukauna, WI, October 20, 1905

SWEETSER, Mary came to Outagamie County in the year 1856. Taken from The Outagamie County Pioneer Record.





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